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Meaning of Chinese names - J

 

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Intonations                                Understanding Chinese names                                  Top 100 surnames

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Kew, Kiew). It means "lovable", "charming", "pampered", "tender loving", "delicate". [jiao mei] means "flirtatious"; more commonly used for females.

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Kew, Kiew). It means "beautiful looking"; more commonly used for females.

  , There are two pronunciations in Mandarin for this word, as a verb "to teach" it is  pronounced in the first intonation . As an adjective it is pronounced in the fourth intonation Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (gao)It means "education", "teach", "religion".   [fo jiao] refers to "Buddhism"; [jiao tang] refers to a "church"; [jiao yi] refers to "religious doctrine".

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Keat, Kiat, Kit). It refers to someone "outstanding", "prominent", "illustrious". [hao jie] refer to an "outstanding personality", "hero"; more commonly used for males.

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Chin, Ching, Kim, King). This is also a Chinese surname. It means "gold". [huang jin] is "gold"; [jin qian] means "money";  [qian jin] refers to "precious daughter", or "thousand pieces of gold".

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Chin). It refers to "strategic gateway", "moist", "saliva". [Tianjin] is the name of a big city in China.

, Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Chin). It means "brocade", "glorious", "embroidery work".  [ji jin] refers to a "collection of the best available items".

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Chin). This is a Chinese surname.

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Ching). It means "refined", "essence". [jing hua] means "essence", "best part", [jing mei] means "refined, outstanding", [jing ming] means "astute".

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Ching). It means "crystal", "crystallised". [shui jing] means "crystals".

, Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Ching, Keng, King, Kinh). It means "passing through", "classics book", This is also a Chinese surname.

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Canh, Ching, Keng, King). It means "scenery", "view";    [qing jing] means "circumstance", "scene, sight". A prominent personality in ethnic Chinese history having this word as part of his name is PHOA Keng Hek (1857 - 1937), Indonesian Chinese community leader, President of the "Tiong Hoa Hwe Koan-Batavia", the first Pan-Indonesian Chinese association, from 1900 to 1923.  

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Ching). It means "respect". [gong jing] means "respect". [jing li] means "greetings, salutations"; [jing qi] is used to "respectfully opening or closing a letter".

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Ching). It means "peace and quiet".

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Ching). It means "pacify", "quiet".

  Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Kiuk). It refers to the "chrysanthemum" plant; more commonly used for females.

, Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Chu). It means "hold up", "raise", "cite".

 It means "giant", "gigantic". [ju ren] means "giant"; more commonly used for males.

 It means "grace", "beauty"; more commonly used for females.

 [du juan] is the "Azalea plant"; more commonly used for females.

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Chun, Giun, Jin, Kiun, Kuan, Kwan).  It means "cultivated gentleman", "lord", "monarch", "sovereign".   [jun zi] refers to a "cultivated gentleman", "noble man", [jun zhu] refers to the "monarch", "ruler"; more commonly used for males. A prominent personality in history: ZHUO Wenjun (150 - 115 BC), one of the beauties in ancient China.

, Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Jin).  It means "army", "military".    [jun huo] refers to the "weapons", [jun ren] refers to a "soldiers"; more commonly used for males.

, Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Chun, Kwan). It refers to an ancient weight measure.

Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Chin, Chuen, Chun, Jin, Tjoen).   [ying jun] means handsome; more commonly used for males.

,   Depending on dialect, the word could be spelled as (Chin, Chuen, Chun, Jin, Tjoen, Tuấní).   [jun ma] refers to a "fine horse", a "steed"; more commonly used for males. A prominent personality in ethnic Chinese history having this word as part of his name is ZHANG Junxiang [] (1910 - 1996), modern Chinese playwright, film director.

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